human rights
IISD | 15-Feb-2016
The UNGPs set out a three-pillar framework: the state duty to protect human rights, the corporate responsibility to respect human rights, and access to remedy for victims of business-related abuses.
El Watan | 29-Jan-2016
La chaîne qatarie Al Jazeera a annoncé poursuivre l’Egypte en justice devant un tribunal d’arbitrage dépendant de la Banque mondiale, l’accusant d’avoir «confisqué» ses investissements et causé «une perte d’au moins 150 millions de dollars».
Lawyer Herald | 29-Jan-2016
Pan-Arab TV Network Al-Jazeera is taking legal actions against Egypt over the closure of the Qatar-owned broadcast network and the harassments of its journalists has led to $150 million worth of losses.
OHCHR | 28-Oct-2015
Trade must be made to work for human rights and development and not against them,” the United Nations Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, Alfred de Zayas, has said
IPS | 21-Oct-2015
Los tratados de comercio e inversión son uno de los instrumentos de internacionalización de las empresas europeas, que aseguran su acceso a los mercados mundiales y a los recursos en otras partes del mundo.
Indonesia for Global Justice | 9-Sep-2015
The Government plan to reassess the 64 Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) that have been signed by Indonesia immediately.
OHCHR | 3-Jun-2015
A group of UN experts have issued the following statement to express concern about the secret nature of drawing up and negotiating many of these free trade and investment agreements, such as TPP and TTIP, and the potential adverse impact of these agreements on human rights.
The Guardian | 6-May-2015
Alfred de Zayas said the UN will publish a report in August to illustrate the flaws in current plans for the TTIP.
Reuters | 24-Apr-2015
Secret negotiations on international trade deals threaten human rights, an independent United Nations expert said on Thursday in comments that appeared aimed at agreements the United States is seeking with the European Union and Pacific nations.
HIC-HLRN | 1-Apr-2015
In many cases, international investment agreements have the purpose and/or effect of hijacking the international human rights system.

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